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With a content portfolio like no other media organisation in the country, SBS occupies multiple channels and platforms, and provides a unique opportunity for employees to help make Australia a better place to live.

Product Manager - SBS On Demand

At SBS, we embrace difference and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, abilities and experiences.

We also acknowledge the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and the unique contribution that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples make to our society and our workplace through their enduring and continued connection to land, sea, sky and community.

About Us

SBS is one of the world's most unique and innovative media organisations, producing trusted, meaningful and engaging content that exists for all Australians to inspire, support and celebrate the diversity of our multicultural society. 

Our purpose, for the last 40 years, has reflected and explored the evolving diversity of Australia, investing in initiatives to deepen its connections with communities, sharing their stories and giving a voice to those often unheard, with the aim of increasing understanding and respect of the differences that make up Australia.

SBS is a truly distinctive network, showcasing multicultural, multilingual and First Nations stories otherwise untold in the Australian media.

The Role

We have a 12 month maternity cover opportunity for an experienced Product Manager to join the SBS On Demand team, working closely with 3rd party vendors to deliver world class experiences. You will be an experienced Agile product expert who can seamlessly slip into a highly motivated product team, an excellent people person and a passionate advocate for SBS On Demand. This role will focus on delivering the product vision for SBS On Demand on Connected TV devices, the fastest growing consumption platform for SBS On Demand!

This role can be fulfilled working from home and you only need to come into the SBS offices for team planning or events. It can also be a 4 or 5 day a week role depending on your personal circumstances.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the product vision for SBS On Demand and helping define & deliver product and service requirements on Connected TVs and Set Top Boxes
  • Writing user stories, managing the product backlog, collaborating with other Product Managers and prioritizing work
  • Managing 3rd party vendor relationships, holding them to account and negotiating agreements to achieve the best outcome for SBS as well as helping manage monthly resource allocation and budget
  • Establishing excellent relationships with partners and manufacturers and working closely with the SBS On Demand marketing team to leverage promotion of SBS On Demand content across partner channels
  • Working collaboratively with user experience and visual designers to define and create engaging customer experiences, ensuring customer needs are being addressed and are aligned to the overall strategy
  • Genuinely listening to stakeholders and audiences to help shape the product roadmap
  • Using data to make informed decisions and communicating the success of these decisions to stakeholders
  • Evaluating effectiveness of tools, processes and methodologies, and making recommendations for continuous improvement
  • Generating innovative ideas for the future product development of SBS On Demand
  • Building strong working relationships at all levels with internal and external teams and stakeholders
  • Being an advocate for the values and culture of SBS.
  • It is a requirement of this role that incumbents are vaccinated with at least two doses of an approved Covid-19 vaccination. We do however have a medical exemption process and we would be happy to discuss your application should this be applicable to you.

About you

Our ideal person will be a Product Manager or Account Manager who is looking to create a legacy in the exciting world of video-on-demand. They will possess hunger, excitement, curiosity about customers and a strong desire to deliver product value in line with SBS’s charter.

You'll be ready for your next big challenge and come equipped with:

  • Experience working in Product Management in a media organisation
  • Experience in working with cross-functional teams, leading multiple streams of work with multiple teams and roadmaps
  • Experience working with external 3rd party vendor relationships managing priorities and budgets
  • Expertise in Agile methodologies, working practices and mindsets
  • Experience working on similar video streaming products a distinct advantage
  • Familiarity with Connected TV products and the complexities associated with this platform
  • Demonstrative experience using data to inform product decisions
  • Experience maintaining and promoting the product roadmap to internal stakeholders
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills. 
  • Strong collaboration skills, and the ability to lead strong interpersonal relationships with genuine intent

Some of the reasons to consider working with us

  • The people! We truly celebrate and welcome difference at SBS and encourage everyone to bring their whole self to work – you’ll be part of one of the most inclusive companies in Australia!
  • The culture and the engagement of our workforce! 93% of our employees have stated that they are proud to work for SBS!
  • We offer a range of benefits; from flexible work arrangements, health checks, salary packaging, an employee assistance program and for our Sydney based employees, free gym membership and parking (subject to availability).
  • We’re agile and innovative in the way we work, as well as being a trusted and established brand. At SBS we have been broadcasting for over 40 years and our future is packed with many more exciting developments!
  • We also love to promote from within! We have allocated training funds to do just that and help bridge the gaps when moving from role to role.

Want to learn more? Then hit apply and take the first step to applying not just for another job but a possible whole new career in a purpose led organisation!

Not quite the right role for you? No problem, how about popping your details into our talent pool? Email us at noreplytalentpool@sbs.com.au to let us know what roles would be of interest to you and we will keep you informed of when they arise! (If you no longer want to be listed in our talent pool, then just email to let us know and we will remove your detail).

For other opportunities within our organisation please visit our careers website SBS Careers - Working at SBS

Reasonable adjustments

SBS recognises that everyone is unique, and you might require some adjustments to ensure you have the best opportunity to apply and put your skills forward for consideration. If we can make some adjustments to the SBS recruitment/interview process to better enable you to shine, then please contact careers@sbs.com.au and let us know.

Adjustments may include but are not limited to; alternative application methods, interview setups, physical requirements, guidance for trans or gender diverse applicants, specific interview availability times and more.

We are shortlisting applications as they come in, so don’t delay apply today! 

 

 

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